Public Speaking Preparation Assignment – Assessing a Political Figure
Published: Apr 3, 2020
Contributor: Mary Anne Mendoza
License: CC BY NC SA 4.0 license – Allows revisions and additions but forbids commercial use.
In this assignments, students are asked to watch a video clip of Belgian Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Guy Verhofstadt and his commentary on the Syrian situation in Aleppo. Any relevant speech could be used to be adjusted to the course content. There are a series of guiding question to help students assess how effective his communicate is. The overall goal of the assignment is to help students think about their own preparation for a class presentation.